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Friday, March 2, 2018
They May Have to Burn the Plane
Below is what meteorologists call a PIREP which is short for "in-flight report from pilots."
It refers to a flight landing at Washington Dulles in the powerful storm in progress in the Northeast (scroll down). I believe it speaks for itself.
UPDATE: 3:45PM Eastern. The reports (and, there are many more than these two) keep coming in.
Below (scroll down) you will find a headline from yesterday pertaining to this storm. It reads,
I just don't get the airlines. I friend of mine is in serious danger of missing Hamilton on Broadway tomorrow because of a last minute flight cancellation. What do they think they are gaining by treating their customers poorly and imposing utter chaos on their own flight networks??